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Happy belated New Year, Bauxites! Here's a quick look at what's going on with the Blue Jays in the minor league scene.

More high-fives for Blue Jays prospects in Vancouver for the next five years thanks to the C's and Jays extending their partnership.
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Last week brought some good news to Blue Jays fans in YVR as the Canadians and Jays agreed to a four-year extension of its Player Development Contract. That will guarantee five more seasons of prospect watching from a Blue Jays perspective at Nat Bailey Stadium until the end of 2022. Here are some other stories for your consideration...
  • has a feature on pitchers Jon Harris and Sean Reid-Foley.
  • has a story on pitcher Tyler Olander.
  • WLNS-TV speaks to a pair of Lansing Lugnuts officials about the upcoming season.
  • Steve Ewen of The Vancouver Province has a recap of the C's 8th Annual Hot Stove Luncheon.
  • The Delta Optimist has a report on the C's Hot Stove Luncheon.
  • The Bluefield Daily-Telegraph checks in with manager Dennis Holmberg and has a follow-up feature on the long-time skipper.
  • Here's a video interview with Dunedin pitcher and Ladner, BC native Tom Robson.
  • looks back at the Blue Jays signing of 13-year old Jimy Kelly.
On a final note, I invite you to check out some feature interviews on Just click on over to C's Chat to read about some of the players who helped the C's win the Northwest League championship. Players featured include Zach Logue, Reggie Pruitt and Samad Taylor.
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John Northey - Thursday, February 01 2018 @ 08:48 AM EST (#353264) #
Good ol' Jimy Kelly - the first pro younger than me. I remember watching him in spring training on TV back when. I was hopeful that since a 19 year old can be a great prospect what then is a 13 year old? The answer ended up being 'signed way too soon'. Sad that the Jays and MLB failed him so badly - the least they should've done was help him get through high school. IMO the Jays should look back to guys like Kelly and offer help in some way as they screwed over those kids in an attempt to find another Tony Fernandez or George Bell.
Mike Green - Thursday, February 01 2018 @ 09:19 AM EST (#353267) #
Thanks, #2.  Trying harder since who knows when!
jerjapan - Thursday, February 01 2018 @ 09:33 AM EST (#353268) #
Great interviews with the Canadians players #2!  You have to feel for Brody Rodning after losing his mother and a friend close together like that.  A 13th round lefty who apparently can touch 95, he signed at slot, hopefully he shows why he was a ranked (top 500) prospect this year.  Do you have any sense of him as a prospect?
Glevin - Thursday, February 01 2018 @ 12:59 PM EST (#353273) #
Very curious to follow the players that were in Vancouver last year. Pearson, Warmoth, Adams, Taylor, and Clemens all could be interesting going forward. Pearson obviously is most exciting but I am hoping one or two of the hitters emerge as real prospects as well. We have interesting teams up and down the system this year.
jerjapan - Thursday, February 01 2018 @ 05:43 PM EST (#353292) #
That was a strong group indeed for Vancouver.  You think of Clemens as a prospect Glevin?  He was an under slot senior signing, old for the level, 1B only and not much power on display.  The BB% is nice though. 
Glevin - Friday, February 02 2018 @ 02:53 AM EST (#353301) #
"You think of Clemens as a prospect Glevin?"

Not a very good one (the worst among the ones I mentioned IMO) but you never know. He's old for the level but he hit very well which is all he could have done. The lower you go in the system, the harder it is to know for sure about any player. I do think that a couple of the guys will definitely progress.
ayjackson - Wednesday, February 07 2018 @ 11:33 AM EST (#353533) #
Anyone know whether I'd get Jays games on if I subscribe in Manitoba? Or am I in the Jays market?
James W - Wednesday, February 07 2018 @ 01:08 PM EST (#353538) #
I would get them in Southern Ontario when I was signed up for it. I don't think Rogers is pushing for that blackout to be enforced.
Marc Hulet - Saturday, February 10 2018 @ 10:45 PM EST (#353649) #
I can view the Jays on and I'm in southwestern Ontario.
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